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Defend My Dividend

Stop a dividend tax hike for all Americans
Altria Group, Inc.
added Dec 1, 2012 15:40
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[UK] SMUGGLING: THE TOBACCO INDUSTRY AND PLAIN PACKS (PDF)

The track record of the tobacco industry, the make-up of the illicit market today, the evidence that all existing packs are easy to forge and the real causes of the illicit tobacco market mean that the tobacco industry’s claims do not make sense.
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Nov 26, 2012 22:00
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Cigarette Pack Health Warning Labels in US Lag Behind World

Internal Tobacco Company Documents Reveal Multinational Effort to Block Strong Warnings to Smokers
University of California at San Francisco (UCSF)
added Nov 19, 2012 11:18
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[Korea - South] Despite the odds, countries adopt illicit trade protocol of global tobacco treaty

Today government delegates from across the world adopted the illicit trade protocol of the global tobacco treaty - the world's first public health and corporate accountability treaty - but not without a fight from Big Tobacco.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Nov 12, 2012 13:04
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[Canada] The Facts

Contraband tobacco is a serious problem in Canada that is getting worse each day. It is cheap, easily bought, and lacks any government taxation, inspection or control.
National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco (ca)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:23
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[Kenya] Tobacco farmers against WHO proposals

WHO says the taxes could raise more than $5 billion (Sh426 billion) in funds for world health efforts, but critics of the tax increases say they would be regressive and lead to the loss of millions of jobs
Capital FM Kenya (ke)
added Nov 2, 2012 14:35
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NEW ZEALANDERS HAVE A RIGHT TO RUN THEIR OWN LIVES SAYS BATNZ (PDF)

The Government’s proposal to force cigarettes into plain packaging fails to respect adult smokers who wish to run their own lives and make their own decisions, says British American Tobacco New Zealand (BATNZ). “There is already universal awareness of t
British American Tobacco (BAT) New Zealand
added Oct 15, 2012 09:38
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[Indiana] Smoking-ban foes get fired up

About 50 people -- including bar owners -- attended a discussion about the smoking issue at the end of Tuesday's Council meeting. Unlike a public-input session Sept. 10, the pro-smoking side this time showed up in force and made its voices heard.
Columbus (IN) Republic
added Sep 20, 2012 09:19
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VIDEO: African Growers & Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Farmers and their representatives meeting at the International Tobacco Growers Association Africa Region meeting voiced their objections to proposals that they stop growing tobacco. Joining ABN's Hannah Viviers in studio to discuss the nature of the conf
You Tube
added Sep 18, 2012 01:44
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[Philippines] Growers to fight worldwide tobacco farming control

Filipino tobacco growers are asking President Aquino to reject a plan by the World Health Organization to control tobacco farming worldwide.
Malaya (ph)
added Sep 18, 2012 00:36
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